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The Corporate Media Is Basically Ignoring the FCC Plan to Kill Net Neutrality

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(COMMONDREAMS) — With just over two weeks left until the FCC is set to vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to decimate net neutrality, a new study published on Tuesday by Media Matters for America found that corporate cable and broadcast news coverage of Pai’s proposed net neutrality repeal has been sorely lacking—and, in some cases, nonexistent.

Based on an examination of television segments aired on major news networks since November 20—the day Politico reported that Pai was planning a “total repeal of net neutrality rules”—the study found that NBCABC, and CBS have devoted just over two minutes combined to net neutrality. Continue reading The Corporate Media Is Basically Ignoring the FCC Plan to Kill Net Neutrality

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John Oliver Leads Net Neutrality Defenders to Crash FCC Website. Again.

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(COMMONDREAMSHe’s done it again.

“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver on Sunday issued another powerful rallying cry to save net neutrality protections, and, repeating the outcome of his 2014 plea, his viewers flooded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) site, causing it to temporarily crash. Continue reading John Oliver Leads Net Neutrality Defenders to Crash FCC Website. Again.